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Joseph G. Buchman, PhD
11 June 2014
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Camp Palenque Norte, Visionary Speakers Series, Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV, 4PM to 5PM, Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

Starworks USA Laughlin, NV, 14 to 16 November 2014.



“Putting Together the Panel: A Brief History of the Citizen Hearing, Starworks USA, Evidence in the Skies, Chicago, IL, May 2 to 4, 2014.


“The Truth Embargo: The Anonymous Interview followed by comments of Citizen Hearings participants' Stephen Bassett and Dr. Joseph Buchman.” Sonoma Film Festival, Sonoma, CA, April 5, 2014.


“Truth Embargo?: Testimony Highlights From the Citizen Hearing on Disclosure.” Contact: Cultures of the Imagination, NASA, SETI Institute, Sunnyvale, CA, March 22 to 24, 2014.


“Our Place in the Universe: Initial Conclusions of the Citizen Hearing.” TED-x talk, Playaskool, Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV, August 30, 2013.


“Sundance and Blue Skies: A content analysis of Mongolian language motion pictures screened at the annual Sundance Film Festival: 1984 to 2011.  53rd annual meeting of The Mongolia Society, The Mongolian Embassy, Washington DC, May 4, 2013. See: http://www.infomongolia.com/ct/ci/5884

“Social and Earned Media Strategies for Low-Budget Political Campaigns.” Libertarian National Convention.  Las Vegas, NV, May 2012.

Examining the Economic Impact of the International Monetary Fund Loan Stabilization Program on Caribbean Countries.   The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Memphis, Tennessee, October 29, 2011.

“Restoring ‘Their Other World: A 13-episode series on bioastronautics.’”  Funded by NASA, aired by CBS radio in 1964 and then lost for 47 years.  Bloomington, Indiana, March 11, 2011.
 “Vision, Mission, Values: Strategies for life-long success.”  Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, August 2009.

“Maximization of media coverage for causes you care about by running for elective office: The US Congressional campaign of 2008.”  Paradigm Research Group presentation, National Press Club, Washington, DC, April 2009. Also see: http://www.washingtonpost.com.

“Servant-leadership in hard times: strategies for the creation of experiential undergraduate and graduate ethical dilemmas, competitive games and group decision making,” Wright State University, Dayton Ohio.  January 2009.

“Marketing business school graduates in an era of greed and dishonesty.”  Wright State University, Dayton Ohio.  January 2009.

"It's a new world if you can take it." Presentation at the Creative Life Center, Sedona Arizona.  November, 2008.

“Third-party candidates in a two – or is it one -- party world.”  Presentation at Candidates Day, the University of Utah.  October 2008.

“Free markets, individual liberty and the politics derived from the natural law of non-aggression.”  Presentation to the associated students of Utah State University, Logan, Utah. September 2008.

“The fifth estate: freedom of information and the governmental role of a free press in an age of massive media consolidation.”  Paradigm Research Group, Washington DC, April 2008.

“Strategies to generate earned media.”  Salt Lake Community College presentation, Larry Miller Campus.  February, 2008.

“The design and implementation of online undergraduate degree completion programs as alternatives to in-class instruction and evaluation.”  Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah.  June 2007.

“The pre-history of late night talk radio: From Hunter, Jepko and Long John Neble to Larry King.”  The University of Utah.  April 2006.

“Maximizing earned media in competitive statewide campaigns for public office,” invited guest lecture to the graduate public relations class, University of Utah, November 2005.

 “Media alternatives in alternative media: non-traditional approaches to non-traditional media alternatives.” invited guest lecture to the graduate public relations class, University of Utah, November 2005.

“Selling, promotion and ethics in a public relations whirlwind,” invited guest lecture to the graduate public relations class, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.  November 2003.

“Media ethics in a seemingly ethics-free highly competitive media environment?” invited guest lecture at California State University, Long Beach California.  April 2003.

“Sales strategy, media ethics, and long-term v. short-term goals,” invited guest lecture to a joint session of undergraduate media classes.  Brigham Young University, February, 2003.

“Orienting to text on screen: task or medium?” with Yongkuk Chung, Seungwhan Lee, Annie Lang, and Jennifer Borse, presented to the annual meeting of the International Communications Association, Seoul, South Korea.  July 2002.

“Integrated marketing communications and the role of e-commerce” presented to the University of Utah Integrated Marketing Communications Program, Salt Lake City, Utah.  January 2001.


“The state of free-market radio and television in Ulaanbaatar following the return of former communists to power in Mongolia.”  Presented to the annual meeting of the Satellite Communications for Learning Foundation, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia. October 2000.

“Documentary production in Mongolia: communism control to free-market madness.” INPUT: television in the public interest conference.  Halifax Nova Scotia.  May 2000.

“A foreshadowing of Internet-based communities in conflict: the Nitecap radio movement, 1964 to 1979,” presented to the Institute for Communications Research colloquium.  Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.  April, 1999.

“Introduction to mass communications: the radio, television and cable media industries structure, economics and history.”  Guest host and author of a statewide telecourse.  Utah Valley University.  Spring 1995.

“Viability of radio ratings services in small markets.”  Analysis of the effects of the loss of the only radio ratings service in fifteen markets.  Research supported in part by a National Association of Broadcasters research grant.  Results presented to a joint Broadcast Education Association and National Association of Broadcasters conference.  Las Vegas, Nevada.  April 1993.

“Your nobody called today: A qualitative analysis of AM station talk show listeners,” presented to the Popular Culture Association, Louisville, Kentucky.  March 1992.

“Effects of exposure to nonviolent videotaped adult erotica on attitudes about criminal sexual child abuse.”  Presented to the American Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.  August 1990.

“A note on the importance of teaching ethics in broadcast sales and promotion courses.”  Presented to the Broadcast Education Association, Boston, Massachusetts.  September 1990

“Teaching broadcast management: application of the case study method.”  Presented to the Broadcast Education Association, Las Vegas, Nevada.  April 1988.